Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR Specifications, Tests and Review

Product Type
Digital camera - 1080p - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
Lens Mount
Pentax KAF2
ISO (Max)
Sensor Resolution
24.0 Megapixel
Sensor Type
Optical Zoom
3" LCD display
Battery Type
Pentax D-Li109 Lithium Ion

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Product Type Digital camera - 1080p - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
Lens Included DA 18-55mm WR lens
Height 9.3 cm
Width 12.55 cm
Depth 7.4 cm
Weight 628 g
Weight Details Camera body only: 628 g
Camera with battery and memory card: 688 g
Enclosure Colour Black
Protection Weatherproof, freezeproof, dust-resistant
Optical Zoom 3.1x
SENSOR Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Sensor Resolution 24.0 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type CMOS
Total Pixels 24,780,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 24,240,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Frame Rate (Max Resolution) 30 fps
Sensor Dust Reduction Yes
Sensor Features Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Special Protect (SP) coating
Image Stabiliser Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
Sensors Digital level metre
PROCESSOR Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Image Processor PRIME MII
LENS Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Type Zoom lens - 3.1x zoom - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 DA AL WR Pentax KAF - zoom
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 27.5 - 84mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance 25 cm
Max View Angle 76 degree(s)
Zoom Adjustment Manual
Lens Construction 8 groups / 11 elements
Filter Size 52 mm
Lens Mounting Type Pentax KAF2
Features Aspherical lens, weatherproof
FOCUSING Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Auto Focus TTL contrast and phase detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 11
Auto Focus Features Focus Peaking function
AE/AF Control Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
Face Detection Yes
VIEWFINDER Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Viewfinder Type Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage 100%
Optical Viewfinder Magnification 0.95x
Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range -2.5 to +1.5
Interchangeable Focusing Screens Yes
EXPOSURE & WHITE BALANCE Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
ISO (Max) 102400
Native ISO 100-102400
Light Sensitivity ISO auto, ISO 100-102400
Exposure Metering Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Metering Zones 77
Exposure Modes Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority, ISO priority, shutter & aperture priority
Shooting Programs Landscape, portrait mode, macro, museum, surf & snow, PET, Blue Sky, food, night scene, sunset, candle, night snapshot, night scene with portrait, kids, Stage, night scene HDR, moving object, forest, backlight silhouette
Special Effects Soft, Slim, Pastel, fisheye, natural, bright, Vibrant, Sketch, monochrome, Muted, Flat, landscape, portrait, Water Colour, miniature, Cross Process, Retro, Colour Extract, Toy camera, starburst, High contrast, Colour Invert, Bleach Bypass, Posterisation, Radiant, Reversal Film, Shading, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Unicolour Bold, Colour replace
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets Cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, shade, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (warm white), Color Temperature Enhancement (CTE), fluorescent light (daylight colour), fluorescent light (daylight white)
Shutter Type Mechanical electronically-controlled
Max Shutter Speed 1/6000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
X-sync Speed 1/180 sec
Exposure Range EV 0-22 (ISO 100)
DISPLAY Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Type 3" LCD display
Display Format 921,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Rotating
Display Features Display brightness control, display colour control, display saturation control, red backlight mode
FLASH Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Camera Flash Pop-up flash
Guide Number (m / ISO 100) 12
Flash Modes Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, P-TTL, slow sync
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Features AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control
Digital Video Format H.264, MOV
Image Recording Format JPEG, RAW + JPEG, DNG (RAW), PEF (RAW)
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Features Sensitivity control
MEMORY Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
Memory Card Included No
Image Storage 6000 x 4000
4608 x 3072
3072 x 2048
1920 x 1440
Video Capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 i - 60 fps
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 i - 50 fps
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 30 fps
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 25 fps
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 p - 24 fps
H.264 - 1280 x 720 p - 60 fps
H.264 - 1280 x 720 p - 50 fps
BATTERY AND CHARGING Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Battery Type Pentax D-Li109 Lithium Ion
Details Pentax D-Li109 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
Battery Life Photo shooting - 410 shots (50% flash usage)
Photo shooting - 480 shots (flash off)
Playback - 4.5 hours
CONNECTIONS Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Interface HDMI, USB 2.0, IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Connectivity Features Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view
Print Standard Exif Print support
Computer Connectivity Mac, Windows
Flash Terminal Hot shoe
Connector Type USB 2.0 (5 pin Micro-USB Type B)
HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)
Microphone (mini-phone 3.5mm)
FEATURES Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Self-Timer Delay 2sec, 12sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
HDR Mode Auto HDR mode
Additional Features RGB primary colour filter, digital image rotation, histogram display, cropping an image, resizing an image, interval shooting mode, in-camera film editing, mirror lock, in-camera RAW processing, peripheral illumination correction, horizon correction, HDR image enhancement technology, Dynamic Range Compensation, no anti-aliasing filter, Dual Axis Electronic Level, astrophotography optimised, noise reduction over long exposures, Lens Distortion Correction, high ISO speed noise reduction, colour moire correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, anti-aliasing filter simulator, diffraction correction, Pixel Shift Resolution technology, multiple exposure capture
OTHERS Pentax K-70 + DA 18-55mm WR
Included Accessories Battery charger, dust cap, body cap, lens cap, shoulder strap, eyecup, shoe cap
Software Drivers & Utilities
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature -10 °C

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